What's Located Around Hotel on the Cay

If this sounds like you, picking accommodations close to the beach will ensure that you get to experience the beach as often as you like while in the US Virgin Islands.

Luckily, Hotel on the Cay is situated on the water, so you won't have to go far to see what makes the area so special. This property is located outside of the more congested parts of the Virgin Islands, which means those staying at this location oftentimes find that the beach is fairly empty, giving them the chance to enjoy the peaceful setting without any distractions.

Nearby Beaches

Obviously, since Hotel on the Cay is positioned directly on Sugar Beach, hanging out at the beach is popular with guests staying here. Named for the sugar white sands that rest on the beach, Sugar Beach is located behind a resort of the same name, and is often crowded only by resort guests sunning themselves and snorkeling. For travelers who want to venture farther away, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click on the names below to view a detailed discussion:

Beaches Near Hotel on the Cay
Beach Distance Direction Location
Grotto Beach 1.2 E 1.3 mi. East-Northeast of Christiansted
Colony Cove 1.3 WNW 1.3 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted
Mermaid Beach 1.4 ENE 1.5 mi. East-Northeast of Christiansted
Shoy's Beach 1.6 ENE 1.7 mi. Northeast of Christiansted
Hibiscus Beach 2.1 WNW 2.2 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted
Tamarind Reef Beach 2.9 E 2.9 mi. East of Christiansted
Half Penny Beach 3.0 S 2.9 mi. South of Christiansted
Chenay Bay Beach 3.0 E 3.1 mi. East of Christiansted
Wacho Beach 3.0 S Bamboo
Cormorant Beach 3.3 NW Judith's Fancy
Coakley Bay Beach 3.9 E 3.9 mi. East of Christiansted
Columbus Landing Beach 4.3 WNW 4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted

Grotto Beach is the one that's nearest to the hotel. One of the beaches set on the Buccaneer Resort's property, Grotto Beach features not only the sandy surf, but a pool, a grill, and three holes of the golf course. Buccaneer guests enjoy the possible watersports available here.

Nearby Areas

Guests who are interested in finding out more about what's in the surrounding area may want to know how far the neighboring city or town is from the property. Hotel on the Cay is located on the island of Protestant Cay, 0.2 miles northeast of downtown Christiansted;

The table below lists some of the areas near Hotel on the Cay.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Christiansted 0.1 S
downtown Christiansted 0.2 SW
Golden Rock 1.4 W
Bugby Hole 1.8 SSW
Butzberg 2.0 E
Annas Hope 2.3 SW
St. Croix 2.4 WSW
Sally's Fancy 2.6 ESE
Sion Farm 2.9 WSW

Nearby Attractions

Steeple Building

Tourists who prefer to stay active and on-the-go while visiting Protestant Cay will find that Hotel on the Cay makes an excellent place to start your daily adventures. In fact, this particular region boasts plenty of places for travelers to explore, such as Peter Carl Limpricht Park, The Lutheran Church, and Government House, to name a few. The closest of the three is Peter Carl Limpricht Park.

These provide just a sample of all your options; for more attractions in this area, see those listed in the table below.

Attractions Near Hotel on the Cay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Peter Carl Limpricht Park Park 0.7 WSW Christiansted
The Lutheran Church Historical Site 0.3 SSW Downtown Christiansted
Government House Historical Site 0.2 SSW Downtown Christiansted
Apothecary Hall Museum 0.3 S Downtown Christiansted
St. Croix Archaeological Museum Museum 0.3 S Downtown Christiansted
Scale House Historical Site 0.2 S Downtown Christiansted
Steeple Building Museum 0.2 S Downtown Christiansted
Customs House Historical Site 0.2 S Downtown Christiansted
D Hamilton Jackson Park Park 0.1 S Downtown Christiansted
Fort Christiansted Historical Site 0.2 SSE Christiansted
Fort Louisa Augusta Light Lighthouse 0.7 NE Christiansted
Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute Farm -- -- 2.3 mi. West-Southwest of Christiansted
Longford Sugarmill Ruins Historical Site 2.3 S 2.2 mi. South of Christiansted
Cane Garden Sugarmill Ruins Historical Site 3.1 S 3.0 mi. South of Christiansted
Green Cay National Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 2.7 ENE Green Cay
Southgate Coastal Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 2.7 E 2.8 mi. East of Christiansted
Fort Sale Ruins Historical Site 4.2 WNW 4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted
Columbus Landing Site Historical Site 4.3 WNW 4.3 mi. Northwest of Christiansted
Coakley Bay Ruins Historical Site 4.1 E 4.1 mi. East of Christiansted
Saint George Village Botanical Gardens Botanical Garden 8.7 W 3.4 mi. East of Frederiksted
Fairleigh Dickinson Territorial Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 8.4 E 8.4 mi. East of Christiansted
Point Udall Monument Monument 8.9 E 8.9 mi. East of Christiansted
Cruzan Rum Factory Distillery 10.2 WSW Carlton
St. Croix East End Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 9.7 E 9.7 mi. East of Christiansted
Good Hope Plantation Ruins Historical Site 10.9 WSW Carlton
Lawaetz Family Museum Museum 11.1 WSW Frederiksted Southeast
Estate Whim Museum Museum -- -- Frederiksted Southeast
Hams Bluff Lighthouse Lighthouse 11.5 W 4.0 mi. North of Frederiksted
Buddhoe Park Park 12.1 W Frederiksted
Fort Frederik Historical Site 12.1 W Frederiksted
Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts Museum 12.2 W Frederiksted
Estate Mount Washington Plantation Historical Site 12.1 W 2.2 mi. North of Frederiksted
Butler Bay Nature Preserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 12.5 W 2.7 mi. North of Frederiksted
Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 13.7 WSW 2.3 mi. South-Southwest of Frederiksted

If you're looking for an interesting place to visit, The Lutheran Church may be just what you're looking for. Originally the Dutch Reformed Church on St. Croix, this building was built in 1744 and sold to the Lutherans in 1831, who made this their main church on the island. Today, the church is known for being one of the oldest Lutheran Churches in U.S.

Nearby Accommodations

When deciding where to book your stay, it can often be worthwhile to find out about nearby lodging possibilities as a way to get a better feel for the area. This section of Protestant Cay houses quite a few other hotel and resort options to pick from, which will give readers plenty to think about before coming to a conclusion. Get the details you need about the area's lodging options by reviewing the table below.

Accommodations near Hotel on the Cay
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
King Christian Hotel 0.2 S Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix
Hotel Caravelle 0.2 SW Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix
Holger Danske Hotel 0.3 SW Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix
Club Comanche 0.4 SW Christiansted, St. Croix
Carringtons Inn 1.1 SW 1.0 mi. South West of Christiansted, St. Croix

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